To be absolutely pedantic, I thought they were "Ley" lines.
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From: "Dave Carter" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: Roman Roads, a query
> Whilst personally thinking lay lines to be a load of cack (but I'm always
> open to scientific persuasion) I'm interested in the arguments for their
> existance, although not interested enough to study the subject in depth, I
> must admit.
> What interpretation are you putting on lay lines, the original Alfred
> Watkins idea, or the later hidden lines of energy within mother earth type
> theory, and how does the fact that they would have to be arcs shoot these
> ideas down?
> Just interested.
> Dave Carter.
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> From: Mark Bell <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 9:41 AM
> Subject: Re: Roman Roads, a query
> > To be absolutely pedantic the shortest distance between two points on
> > Earth's surface is an arc (a section of a circle).
> > Any "straight" line drawn on a map is actually a curve. This is one of
> > best arguments against the existence of lay lines!
> > Mark